Debate was a very strange game because it was a game that moved as you played. That movement was partly attributed to the fundamental condition of argumentation and negotiation. Everything was up for grabs. There was no limit really to what could be done beyond the super-set of Time itself, and as for rules, well, they were creatures of thought and language, and as such, were pliable to the argument as well.
Debate is probably the only extracurricular activity in which all its participants want to quit but can’t really
We all keep on going back to it…(via rinamin)